Three books that inspired me to write a novel

I'm feeling very fortunate at the moment. A year ago I was working full time, counting down the days until the next school holiday and writing in every other moment available. Right now I'm on the plane on the way to Budapest for a few days, my first book is out and selling some copies …

Showing your students the distance they’ve come

As I write this it's almost (but not quite) the last week of term. Teaching at this time of year can be difficult – we’re all tired and feel like we should be on a beach already. But it’s also a lovely because we get to see how far we’ve come over the last ten months. …